MegaBus UK - Broke in London


MegaBus UK

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Cheap Bus Tickets 

Megabus UK offers cheap bus tickets starting from as little as £1 for travelling in the UK. Through Megabus UK you can also find and book cheap bus tickets for traveling through Europe including Paris, Boulogne, Brussels and Amsterdam.

Current Offers

Megabus currently offers 1 million £3 fares for 42 destinations across the UK.

Site Pros

  • Very cheap- fares from just £1, with a 50p booking fee
  • Megabusplus offers a combined coach-train journey between London, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
  • Register an account to review future reservations and store details, so the next time you book will be even quicker
  • Yorkshire to London from £1 + 50p booking

Site Cons

  • Hard to buy a ticket online- must wait at least an hour for confirmation, which sometimes doesn’t appear
  • Buses are sometimes late, especially on certain services- e.g.- Glasgow-Cardiff
  • Changing a reservation does cost £1, plus any difference in booking cost
  • Many customers complain about rude staff and petty rules concerning luggage

Other Tips

  • MegaBus often releases free tickets on any one of the English or Welsh routes
  • Pay no more than a fiver (plus 50p booking fee) for Wednesday travel
  • Telephone bookings cost 60p per minute from a landline while mobile calls vary
  • No seats are pre-assigned so arrive early to sit wherever you prefer
  • Before booking check if there are vouchers and offers available through Megabus UK’s page on vouchercodes.co.uk

Overview

While Megabus is one of the cheapest travel companies around, the services it provides are generally agreed to be pretty poor: in most cases, you get what you pay for. While those trying to save as much as possible might want to try it out, it may be better to go to their competitors- unless you don’t mind problems, and aren’t under any time limit.

Go back to Cheap Bus Tickets category to find more UK providers of Bus offers and deals.



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